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September 23, 2020

Both the Ohio Aerobatic Open scheduled for October 15-17 and Spring 81 scheduled for November 7-8 have canceled their contests. Although both were eager to hold their annual contests, they both have opted to have practice days.

Ohio, IAC chapter 34, had enough pilots, judges and volunteers to hold a contest and could comply with their state's COVID-19 guidelines, but a late start on an airport summer resurfacing project has left the ramp space at 50% capacity. Contest organizers regrouped and changed their planning over to holding a Training Camp/Practice Day led by former U.S....

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September 16, 2020

Do you have a critique/play day, meeting or open house that you would like to broadcast throughout the IAC community? 

List your event on our website in the Upcoming Event calendar. Not only is the event listed and appears in the right side bar of this website (, but social media postings will be scheduled to blast out the information to the IAC Facebook, Instagram and Twitter accounts.

Get the word out! List your gathering today!

September 9, 2020

Due to Guidelines issued by the CDC for Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) some contests are cancelling or rescheduling their events. Each hosting chapter reviews their state's local restrictions in determining the viability of holding their event. Please check the IAC Contest Calendar before you travel.

Updates from March 16 through...

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September 8, 2020

We recently provided aerobatic contest information in September's In the Loop newsletter that was incorrect. Please note that the Mark Fullerton Memorial Bear Creek Bash, in Rome, Georgia (KRMG) on October 16 has been canceled.

The Hill Country Hammerfest contest in Llano, Texas (KAQO) will still proceed as planned. Please see ...

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September 4, 2020

The International Aerobatic Club (IAC) is in need of legal counsel to assist in providing as-needed advice on day-to-day matters. In addition, our legal counsel may be requested to be present at Board of Directors meetings to advise the Board.

The person who fills this position needs to be an attorney who is an IAC member and is available to do limited legal work for IAC on a pro-bono basis. Familiarity with Wisconsin law is a plus. An outside firm will be retained when detailed legal work is required that involves courtroom activity, tax matters, and other business. This is usually...

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September 3, 2020

Verne Jobst has been selected by the IAC Hall of Fame committee and the Board of Directors to be inducted into the International Aerobatics Hall of Fame. The official ceremonies normally take place in Oshkosh, Wisconsin. An announcement will be made for a date in 2021.

In 1970, Verne was one of the earliest members of the IAC having joined in the first few weeks of the club’s formation. He went on to make a significant impact on the development of the IAC in its formative years.

IAC’s first official publication was at first a newsletter, but in the fall of 1971 Sport...

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